Agenda and draft minutes

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27.

MEMBERS' CODE OF CONDUCT - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the Committee are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non pecuniary interests, in connection with any application on the agenda and state the nature of the interest.

Minutes:

Members of the Committee were asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in connection with any application on the agenda and state the nature of the interest.

 

No such declarations were made.

28.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2020.

Minutes:

Resolved – That the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2020 be approved.

29.

MINUTES OF THE LICENSING PANEL pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the Licensing Panel meetings held on 15 November 2019, 13 December 2019, two meetings held on 20 December 2019, 24 January 2020, 31 January 2020 and 14 February 2020.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved – That the accuracy of the minutes of the meetings of the Licensing Panel held on 15 December 2019, 13 December 2019, two meetings held on 20 December 2019, 24 January 2020, 31 January 2020 and 14 February 2020 be approved.

30.

REVIEW OF PRIVATE HIRE OPERATOR LICENCE CONDITIONS pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Governance and Assurance submitted a report for Members of the Committee to consider revised Private Hire Operator Conditions.

 

Members were informed that amendments to the conditions related particularly to the recording of complaints, staff employed by the Operator and booking records.

 

On a motion by the Chair and seconded by Councillor A Hodson it was –

 

Resolved  - That consideration of this matter be deferred to a future date.

31.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS ACCEPTED BY THE CHAIR - DELEGATED AUTHORITY pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Minutes:

The Chair accepted this matter as urgent business.

 

The Director of Governance and Assurance provided a verbal report requesting that in light of the current unprecedent circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, delegated authority be granted to the Director of Governance and Assurance to undertake all functions within the Committee’s terms of reference where deemed necessary and appropriate to do so until such time as emergency legislation is passed which would allow for meetings to be held and decisions to be taken remotely by Members.

 

On a motion by the Chair and seconded by Councillor D Mitchell it was –

 

Resolved That delegated authority be granted to the Director of Governance and Assurance to undertake all functions within the Committee’s terms of reference where it is deemed necessary and appropriate to do so until such time as emergency legislation is passed which will allow for meetings to be held and decisions to be taken remotely by Members.